Section 42
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The cutaneous field of the posterior branches of the cervical nerves and first thoracic nerves. Revision of Déjerine's plan

Lazorthes, G.; Zadeh, J.; Galy, E.; Roux, P.

Bulletin de l'Association des Anatomistes 70(210): 37-38


ISSN/ISBN: 0376-6160
PMID: 3442704
Accession: 041602007

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Two times on three exist one cutaneous innervation hiatus from C4 to Th2. Sometimes C5 and Th1 have cutaneous territory, never C6, C7 and C8 reach the skin. It seems that for compensated absence or little extent of cutaneous territories of C5 and Th1, neighbouring posterior branches C4 and Th2 are particularly important.

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